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Gold ETFs Now Outweigh Almost Every Central Bank in Gold Holdings — More Than China!

Is there really gold in them thar hills? If those hills are exchange traded funds (ETFs), then the answer is a resounding yes. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked the gold ...
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How ETFs and Investors Are Driving Gold Demand Over Central Banks

It is no secret that gold has seen a massive rally in 2016. The World Gold Council showed that the world's gold demand rose a sharp 21% to 1,290 tonnes in ...
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iShares Gold Trust Ends Share Creation Suspension

iShares Delaware Trust Sponsor, a subsidiary of BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) and the sponsor of the iShares Gold Trust (NYSEMKT: IAU), announced Monday morning that it has registered new shares ...
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Danger Lurks in Delay of Gold Trust Share Offer

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) announced Friday morning the temporary suspension of its plan to create new shares of the iShares Gold Trust (NYSEMKT: IAU) until the new shares can be ...
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Are Lower Gold ETF Outflows Helping to Mark a Bottom in Gold?

Each quarterly report on demand trends from the World Gold Council (WGC) shines a different light on aspects of gold. While the overall report shows lower demand and lower supplies ...
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Gold and Silver: Look for Another Great Year in 2013

Gold futures closed at around $1,676 an ounce in 2012, about 7% higher than the $1,565 or so the yellow metal fetched at the beginning of the year. Forecasts for ...
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2013 Outlook for Gold and Silver: Risk in Gold, the Devil’s Metal Shines

Gold futures closed below $1,650 an ounce on the Comex last night, sharply lower than the $1,700 or so the yellow metal fetched at the beginning of December 2011, but ...
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Gold Bugs Better Consider S&P Gold Miner Profitability Warning Report

If you were told that gold miners were highly dependent on gold prices, you would probably respond immediately with a phrase that starts with "No" and ends with "Sherlock." This ...
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Gold Demand Drops in Q2 (GLD, IAU, GDX, GDXJ)

Compared with the second quarter of 2011, demand for gold fell 7% by a total of nearly 76 metric tons, to 990 metric tons, in the second quarter of 2012, ...
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Gold Losing Its Luster?

Since the beginning of May, gold futures prices have traded in an increasingly narrower band. The highs are trending lower, while the lows are trending higher. Given the continuing concern ...
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Gold, Oil Rising on Weak Dollar — and Something Else (USO, UGA, GLD, IAU, GDXJ, GDX)

We’ve already posted our opinions on the agreement which is expected to create a TARP-style program to prop up Europe’s weak banks. In our view, the proposal is not big ...
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Gold Reacts Badly to Fed Decision (GLD, IAU, GDX, GDXJ)

The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (AMEX: GLD) is off about -0.2% at $156.89 in a 52-week range of $143.97-$185.85. The iShares Gold Trust (AMEX: IAU) is off about -0.1% at ...
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Has Gold Moved From ‘Safe Haven’ To ‘Risk-On’?… Reading the Charts (GLD, IAU)

Paper money was supposed to be dead, the dollar was supposed to implode, and hyperinflation from all of the bailout money and deficit spending was supposed to eat us alive.  ...
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Running Out of Room to Store Gold Supplies (BCS, DB, JPM, BCO, GLD, IAU, HBC)

Demand for gold as a safe haven has driven demand for more places to store that gold. And it's getting harder more difficult to find that storage, resulting in a ...
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Currency Intervention’s Impact on the Price of Gold (GLD, IAU, FXF, ERO, DRR)

Currency traders really don't like governments to intervene in the global currency market. Such moves tilt the playing field in unexpected ways that can cause traders to unwind positions that ...
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